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Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Creators:
Balzer, Stephen M.
Dates:
1898-1962
bulk 1899-1932
Size:
0.56 Cubic feet ((1 16x20x3 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0129
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of correspondence between Stephen Balzer and S.P. Langley, Richard Rathbun, Charles M. Manley, and others pertaining to the 52-HP Radial Engine he designed. In addition Balzer designed and built the first automobile to run in New York City, which was exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution. Balzer's engine-building ability...

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Dates:
1898-1899
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Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Dates:
1900
Level:
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Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Dates:
1901-1962
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Creators:
Langley, Samuel P, 1834-1906
Dates:
1867-1906
Size:
12.88 linear meters and oversize.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Samuel P. Langley (1834-1906) was the third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Apparently, many of Langley's papers were accidentally burned after his death. Langley papers in the Smithsonian are housed in the Smithsonian Archives and the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The Allegheny Observatory holds papers from Langley's ye...

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